The new Fallout 3 DLC that's coming out looks a bit too scifi and not Fallout, but hey, whatever. Check out some info from IGN:
The liberation of Alaska was hinted at a lot during Fallout 3. What can we expect out of that simulated battle?
Anchorage the player will find themselves able to re-live the famous
liberation of Anchorage from Fallout lore -- inside a simulation
similar to one found along the main quest of Fallout 3. Once the player
finds their way into the simulation, they'll be stripped of their
resources and have to survive within the rules set up by the
The Chinese red army is everywhere, and the player will first
have to secure the surrounding mountain side and then fight their way
into the Chinese base. The player will have to use a lot of their
standard combat skills, along with several new tools that will only be
available in the downloadable content. These include interactive Strike
Teams under the player's command and unique armor, weapons, and other
The liberation of Anchorage must have taken place before
the entire country was destroyed. How different will the art style be
for this download?
Anchorage has a vastly different art style. It's taking place in
the frozen north; so you have a very bright ice/snow color pallet.
We've had a massive amount of art resources at our disposal, most of
what the player will experience was created from scratch. We've also
taken a lot of time to create a bunch of 'animation vignettes' to make
the soldiers and other NPCs interact with the world in better, more
convincing ways then anything we were able to do with the Fallout 3
You can go here to read some more and check out a load of screenshots. And, yes, there appears to be an energy weapon tank. And a gauss rifle.